Mathura International Airport

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Mathura International Airport is a proposed international airport to be built at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The civil aviation minister Ajit Singh suggested Mathura's name for the site of a new greenfield international airport to chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav. Mathura's name came into play when group of ministers was considering to build Taj International Airport at Greater Noida. However Jewar has also been proposed for building the airport. Land has been marked, and construction is in progress near the Yamuna Expressway, with plans to open in the next five years with regular flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Ujjain and Varanasi and some international routes in future. [1] [2] [3]

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